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Sweet P's BBQ and Soul House

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$$ - $$$
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3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
+1 865-247-7748
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Andersonville, Tennessee
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226 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped on the way home from the airport and got a chopped pork sandwich and it was hugh! Piled high with meat, no fat and a hickory taste. I still put sauce on my sandwich which there were several assortments to choose from. My husband got the bbq burrito and it was tremendous! Had all kinds of toppings in it!... More 

Thank beachcomber36
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed briefly in Knoxville and based on reviews, wanted to give this place a try! Glad we did - the pulled pork sanwiches had more mean than I could imagine, pulled chicken was delicious and the brisket plate was pretty good. We got a variety of the bbq sauces they serve with the meats so we could try them all.... More 

Thank PAC12family
Basel, Switzerland
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

About 15 minutes from downtown Knoxville, best to visit on a nice day so you can sit outside., looking out over the pit and the boats. The food is basic bbq meat with sides. What I miss is the smokey taste. While the meat is bbq-d well, it hardly has any smokey taste to it. Quick service and friendly staff.... More 

Thank L V
Sevierville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Sweet P's BBQ and Soul Food. Informal dress. Eat indoors or outdoors on a deck overlooking a small harbor or a covered eating area. They cater also. We get a dinner and request no bun (our preference), choice of two sides, includes a beverage. Sauces are on the tables. Meats are pork, beef, or chicken. Platters, sandwiches, wraps available. There... More 

Thank Claudia N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth the stop! Good brisket and sides. The meat portions were on the light side, 2 thin strips of brisket were not worth the $ paid, decent portions with the sides. Mac and cheese was delicious!

Thank Brandon H
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I've eaten at too many BBQ places all across the country to give this place any rating above average. I've also eaten here enough times to rate their servings as a bit on the small side. Occasionally I feel like they're dishing out children's portions on the side items. But that said, I probably will eat here again but I... More 

Thank artisticpw
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I must admit we did not know what to expect as we were hunting for good BBQ while on our road trip across the country. We GPS our way to Sweet P's. The food was really good and I was really happy to say to people were GREAT as well. Friendly.

Thank Galie J
Mansfield, Ohio
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Looked up on trip advisor a good place to eat in area and saw great reviews on this place. I am not a big BBQ person, but I will tell you if I ever come back to Knoxville I will be sure to eat here again! I recommend the Beef Brisket with the thick sauce. All the sides were delicious... More 

Thank TaraLynn326
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent Tennessee BBQ for this northern who was traveling through. Casual hole in the wall atmosphere but delicious food that you order at the counter. Would definitely go again.

Thank Susan S
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Visited with my husband. The atmosphere is very low key, they sometimes have live music. They didn't when we were there, but it was still nice. The food is wonderful, flavorful BBQ, the sides were great. Loved the mac and cheese! Reasonable prices. Will be coming here again.

Thank Cassandra R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3725 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920-6141
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-247-7748

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?